Jose Mourinho declared that Chelsea's 2-0 victory at Stoke felt as though it was worth "more than three points" as he praised his team for showing the mental and physical strength to triumph at the Britannia Stadium.
Chelsea went clear at the top of the Premier League table after John Terry and Cesc Fabregas scored the goals in what Mourinho deemed "a great performance".
The Portuguese manager also hailed Eden Hazard, who set up Fabregas' goal, for his reaction after he was on the receiving...
"Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way, oh what fun it is to sing when Chelsea win away," was the song belted out by the Chelsea supporters, as Jose Mourinho's men bossed the Britannia Stadium and ran out 2-0 winners against Stoke City thanks to goals from veteran Chelsea captain John Terry and midfield general Cesc Fabregas, thus ensuring that this Christmas will be especially festive for Blues supporters.
"We're top of the league", was another chant made repeatedly by the vociferous...
STOKE, England -- A trio of observations on Chelsea's 2-0 win vs. Stoke in the Premier League.
1. Chelsea are top at Christmas
So Chelsea top the Premier League table at Christmas. That outcome long seemed a certainty but Manchester City's recent run of victories meant defeat at Britannia Stadium could have cost the Blues their lead.
Instead, they produced the right sort of response after the defending champions clawed back from a nine-point deficit in the space of three weeks, albeit partly because...